• ManBitesZombie

    ★★★★ Watched by ManBitesZombie 25 Jan, 2016

    Actors I like, director I like but is never quite what I want, good action, good ultra-masculine bro-culture, good badass and interesting female characters, great locations and some not good stuff.

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  • Owen Greenwell

    ★★★½ Watched by Owen Greenwell 11 Dec, 2010

    Enjoyable action-er in Roman times.

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  • Hithesh Devasya

    ★★ Watched by Hithesh Devasya 17 Jan, 2016

    One great scene which involves great balls of fire. Everything else is like a few hundred films went through a copier machine which was running out of ink.

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  • sly3

    ★★½ Watched by sly3 09 Jan, 2016

    Gorgeous locations, Good performances from fassbender and wright, cornball plot; what it lacks in much-needed restraint in most scenes, it does make up for in spades during the highly visceral, but over-shot, action scenes.

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  • CJames

    ★★★★ Added by CJames

    A gleefully violent meat-and-potatoes historical action flick.

    Don't go into this expecting anything deep or profound. Neil Marshall is interested in only one thing, crafting a fun, thrilling and sometimes shockingly violent chase film.

    One has to wonder if this movie had come out a year or two later, once Fassbender's star had begun to ascend, then it could have been a much bigger hit.

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  • Franki Weightman

    ★★★★ Added by Franki Weightman

    I thought this film was absolutely bloody brilliant.

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  • Shane Tarnowski

    ★★ Watched by Shane Tarnowski 02 Jan, 2016

    I'm twenty minutes in and I think I can tell what the rest of the film is like, a history film released by a major studio that is poorly made with no participation of the crew besides Fassbender, and you can just judge this film by the opening credits.

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  • Sky

    ★★ Watched by Sky 30 Dec, 2015

    Fassbender is just average in this lead role. A true movie star would have shone more. He's a great actor in the right role but a truly great actor should be able to rise above average. The movie is perhaps a wee bit over your standard made for tv genre flick. It does get a star for the outdoor locations.

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  • onlyslightlymad

    ★★★ Watched by onlyslightlymad 27 Dec, 2015

    Romans on the run in barbarous Scotland. A bit silly, very gory but notable for an early Fassbender lead role. Entertaining enough for a rainy afternoon but nothing more.

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  • JonasWeaver

    ★★★½ Rewatched by JonasWeaver 16 Dec, 2015

    Fun, simple, not too cheesy. Well acted at times. And brutal.

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  • filmsrruss

    ★★★ Watched by filmsrruss 13 Dec, 2015

    An enjoyable romp but ultimately unfulfilling. All Vesuvius, no eruption; all aqueduct, no water; all Pomp-eii, no ceremony.

    Would you like to know more?

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  • Cory

    ★★★★ Rewatched by Cory 11 Dec, 2015

    Still just as fun as the first time I saw it! Extra points for not using green screen!

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